Advertising Week Europe, the largest annual gathering of the advertising, creative, entertainment, marketing, media and technology industries, returns to London from 23-27 March. Stand-up comedian, television presenter and actor Jimmy Carr was Ogilvy & Mather Group UK’s special guest, alongside Vice Chairman Rory Sutherland. Together they spoke about Advertising, Comedy and Evolutionary Psychology.
Jimmy Carr on humour in advertising
Popular British comedian Jimmy Carr makes the case for why, in his view, there’s “too much branding and not enough advertising”.
Rory Sutherland at Advertising Week
Ogilvy UK Chairman, Rory Sutherland, talks about his interview with Jimmy Carr and why his pitch for more comedians working with agencies makes perfect sense. He also reflects on how technology has drowned out important conversations and how we should fix that.